The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank is examining new funding proposals for the 400 million euros to Greece, mostly in the sectors of energy and transport, according to its president Ihsan Ugur Delikanli.

In an interview with Athens Macedonian News Agency on Saturday the BSTDB's Turkish president underlined that "there are good prospects in order very soon the amount of the disbursed loans to Greece to exceed 200 million euros against 183 million euros that it is today" he said adding that "in the last years Greece turned into the second higher borrower of BSTDB after Turkey.

Delikanli noted that Greece, from the start of the crisis, has posted a significant progress in terms of structural adjustment with target the restoration of the macroeconomic unbalances and the creation of the conditions for the return to sustainability. "However, we expect slower growth from the one recorded before 2008 crisis".

He also explained that in 2016 Greece held the 61st place among 190 countries in World Bank's "Doing Business" ranking and in 2017 Greece was 72nd underlining the trend is positive and "if the return to growth is accompanied by legislative and administrative measures to support the business environment then we can say that Greece is becoming more and more attractive to investments".